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Hot weather tips can help you stay cool and save money too

Hot-weather tips

When summer temperatures soar, Tampa Electric urges you to take precautions when going out in the heat and to limit outdoor activities. If you must go outdoors, heed these hot weather tips and wear light-colored clothing and drink plenty of fluids. Summer temperatures can also make air conditioners work overtime. This results in increased energy use and higher electric bills. Here are some hot weather tips to help you keep…

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Cold weather tips can help you stay warm and save money too

When temperatures drop, home heating can have the biggest impact on your electric bill. Here are some simple tips that can help you stay warm and save money on your electric bill. Lower your thermostat to 68 degrees or the lowest comfortable setting, and keep the settings constant. With a heat pump, limit the activation of the supplemental heat strip by making minor, periodic adjustments to the thermostat. Keep the…

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You’re about to pay a lot less for your electric service

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It’s official. Tampa Electric’s 2019 bills are going back in time—all the way to 2005. What does that mean? Vintage rates – the lowest in 13 years. The average residential bill is dropping by more than $8, or about 8 percent, to $99.53 for 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of usage. Commercial and industrial customers will also see bills drop by about 8 percent to 10 percent, depending on usage. The decrease,…

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Energy auditing for homes and businesses

Having an energy audit is an important step to using energy more wisely. In some places, like New York City, it’s mandatory to help reduce pollution. In other places, energy providers offer audits for free. That’s what we do at Tampa Electric. So, what exactly is an energy audit? Simply put it’s an inspection of your home that helps identifies areas where you may be wasting valuable energy. When you…

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Celebrate National Energy Awareness Month with TECO’s many efficiency programs

October brings cooler weather, pumpkins, Halloween…and something else that can bring value to your life all year round: National Energy Awareness Month. Introduced by President George H.W. Bush in 1991, the purpose of National Energy Awareness Month is to raise awareness among everyone about the importance of energy sustainability and protecting our world’s resources. This is a big deal for you, for Tampa Electric and for everyone in the communities…

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